Heavy-Duty Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Purchase Vouchers

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides incentives for alternative fuel trucks, alternative fuel buses, and diesel emission controls. Incentives are released on a staggered schedule and are distributed based on the following criteria:

Technology TypeGarage LocationEligible EntitiesIncentive Amount
Class 3-8 Battery Electric Trucks & BusesStatewide nonattainment or maintenance areaPublic, private, and non-profit fleets80% of the incremental cost, up to $150,000 per vehicle
Class 2-8 Battery Electric Trucks & BusesNew York CityPrivate and non-profit fleets80% of the incremental cost, up to $60,000 per vehicle
Class 3-8 Compressed Natural Gas Trucks & BusesNew York CityPrivate and non-profit fleets80% of the incremental cost, up to $50,000 per vehicle
Class 3-8 Hybrid Electric Trucks & BusesNew York CityPrivate and non-profit fleets80% of the incremental cost, up to $40,000 per vehicle
Diesel Emission Reduction EquipmentNew York CityPrivate and non-profit fleets80% of the cost of purchase and installation, up to $500,000 per recipient

Eligible vehicles must be in operation 70% of the time and be garaged in the program area. Funding for this program is not currently available (verified November 2018). For information about voucher availability and vehicle eligibility, see the NYSERDA New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program website.